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Call for Book Chapter – Poverty, Inequality and Social Protection in South Asia (Routledge)

Categories: Interdisciplinary, Pedagogy, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2020-02-25 to 2020-02-28 Abstract Due: 2020-02-25

Please be informed that the book will have only one Chapter from Each South Asian country covering comprehensively on poverty, Inequality and Social protection. Hence we will not be giving a number of themes to write your chapter; rather you are requested to write your chapter as per the following guidelines.

Poverty – what poverty looks like in your country, who is the most effected population, what is your take on the international definition of poverty compared to the ground level reality in your country? Causes magnitude and impact of poverty with in the past five years.

Inequality – how you define inequality in your national context, what are the evidences for your arguments? Who are exploited, who are the exploiters, on the basis of what exploitation takes place.

Social protection – what are the social protection provisions available with in the national context. Who formulate these provisions, how they are implemented, to whom they reach and who are denied by these provisions and entitlements.

You are free to choose the outline of the chapter as innovative as possible. Further all the chapters submitted will undergo rigorous double blind peer review by the international experts. The editorial board will help you in each step to modify and resubmit if necessary.

You should send in your abstract not more than 250 words along with a short bio of author (s) on or before 25 February 2020. Please email your abstract and bio to rajendra.baikady@mail.huji.ac.il and CC to rajendrabaikady@yahoo.com

We earnestly request you to focus on the freshly available international and national literature. You are free to conduct field survey, group discussion, consultation or case studies and write your chapter based on them. In case if you need assistance in accessing literature which is not available in your institution, please write to us. We will make an attempt to help you if the time and situation supports.  Further during any stag of writing your chapter you are free to contact and clarify your doubts or discuss and deliberate further on your topic. You can send your draft any number of times if it really helps you to improve writing a meaningful and contributing chapter. Further you are free to associate any number of co-authors to the chapter as long as their contribution is meaningful and value addition.


Rajendra Baikady